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Arts & ideas

Author: Mary Warner Marien; William Fleming
Publisher: Belmont, CA, USA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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A top-seller since it first published in 1955, Fleming's Arts and Ideas chronologically explores a breadth of humanities topics from antiquity to the present. New author Mary Warner Marien continues the text's tradition of combining outstanding scholarship with high quality art reproductions, while at the same time bringing a new contemporary voice to this classic text. Fleming's Arts and Ideas challenges students  Read more...
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Genre/Form: CD-ROMs
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Warner Marien; William Fleming
ISBN: 0534613713 9780534613716 0534613810 9780534613815 0534613837 9780534613839 0534613829 9780534613822
OCLC Number: 56615790
Notes: Revised edition of: Arts & ideas / William Fleming. 9th ed. 1995.
Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), color maps, music ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: List of maps and chronologies --
Preface --
Introduction --
Origins of western art --
Classical period: Athens in the fifth century BCE --
Hellenistic style --
Roman style --
After Rome: Early Christian, Byzantine, and Medieval styles --
Early Christian, Byzantine, and Islamic styles --
Romanesque style --
Gothic style --
International styles in the late Medieval period --
Renaissance and Reformation: Florentine Renaissance style --
Roman Renaissance style --
Northern Renaissance and Reformation styles --
Venetian Renaissance and the rise of international mannerism --
Counter-Reformation, Baroque, and seventeenth-century styles --
From counter-Reformation to Baroque --
Aristocratic Baroque style in France and England --
Bourgeois Baroque style --
Enlightenment --
Revolutionary period: Neoclassicism: Style and reaction --
Romantic style --
Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and Symbolism --
Twentieth-century Modernism, Part I: Art prior to World War I --
Twentieth-century Modernism, Part II: Art between the World Wars --
Midtwentieth-century styles --
Into a new millennium --
Glossary --
Index.
Other Titles: Arts and ideas
Fleming's arts & ideas
Responsibility: Mary Warner Marien, William Fleming.

Abstract:

A top-seller since it first published in 1955, Fleming's Arts and Ideas chronologically explores a breadth of humanities topics from antiquity to the present. New author Mary Warner Marien continues the text's tradition of combining outstanding scholarship with high quality art reproductions, while at the same time bringing a new contemporary voice to this classic text. Fleming's Arts and Ideas challenges students to see the links between common purposes, themes, and ideas in painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy.

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Lists of Maps and Chronologies. Preface. Introduction. 1. The Origins of Western Art. Part 1: THE CLASSICAL PERIOD. 2. Athens in the Fifth Century B.C.E. 3. Hellenistic Style. 4. Roman Style. Part 2: Read more...

 
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